Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) was a portraitist from Scotland.
Henry Raeburn Summary:
- Although he trained with fellow artists, he was mostly self-taught.’
- He began painting miniatures and slowly made his way to bigger portraits.
- He was elected president of the Edinburgh Society of Artists in 1812.
- He was knighted in 1822 and became the official portrait painter of the King of Scotland.
- After his death, his studio was taken over by fellow Scottish painter Colvin Smith.
Henry Raeburn Famous Paintings:
- The Skating Minister (1795)
- Boy and Rabbit (1814)
- The Archers (between 1787 and 1792)
- The Drummond Children (1809)
- Portrait of the Binning Children (1811)
- Niel Gow (1787)
- Portrait of James and John Lee Allen (ca. 1790)